How to Keep Your Gut Healthy

If you know me, you know I don’t mind discussing bodily functions, including “number two.” While it’s gross, it’s also one of the greatest insights into our health. So naturally I jumped at the opportunity to take a deep dive into the topic and contribute to the Functional Medicine SF […]


A Functional Approach to PCOS: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

~ I recently contributed this article to Functional Medicine SF, a clinic overseen by Dr. Stephanie Daniel. I’m looking forward to collaborating more with them as I continue to explore the world of functional medicine. ~ Facial hair, acne, weight gain, irregular periods and trouble conceiving are just some of […]

Sneaky Ways to Be Active with a Sedentary Lifestyle

One thing that changes when you move from NY to CA is that you drive, like everywhere. I knew I’d miss the effortlessly active lifestyle we left in New York. We didn’t have a car, we didn’t need a car – I could cover 5 to 10 miles in a […]

A Nutritionist’s Top 10 Staple Foods

My top 10 food staples are… Mixed Nuts. The high fat content in nuts means they taste delicious and are incredibly satisfying. They also come packed with protein and fiber to keep you fuller, longer. A recent study showed that even though nuts are generally high in calories, not all […]

Why You Should Eat Rice & Beans Every Week

Rice and beans is one of my all time favorite dishes. It’s easy to whip up, incredibly tasty, satisfying, and so cheap! Plus, it’s a meatless, plant-based protein with some great health benefits. An all around winning meal that deserves a place at every dinner table. Beans are a decent […]

8 Workday Lunch Ideas to Fit Any Busy Schedule

When your job is #1, your body doesn’t have to be #2. Here are 8 healthy lunch ideas to help satiate you and steady your blood sugar so you stay focused, fresh and fit.   Hearty Homemade Salad. Grab your leftover roasted veggies (think: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, fennel, […]

Tip #20 | You do you | 20 days, 20 ways to get fit for spring

Be on your own mission. FYI, nobody has it “all together.” Forget what everyone else is eating, wearing, spinning or tucking. Focus on you and what makes you feel good and strong. That’s a wrap on my 20 days, 20 ways to get in shape for spring! Remember, tomorrow is […]

Tip #19 | Eat pizza | 20 days, 20 ways to get fit for spring

It’s not what you do once in a while; it’s your everyday routine that matters. So yes, you can enjoy pizza (especially when Roberta’s decides to open a pop-up-shop 3 blocks away. Please don’t ever leave!) If it’s a weekly routine, order a salad too and split half your typical […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins (gluten free, dairy free)

I’m pretty sure if I entered these into a baking contest they would win. I’m not much of a baker—savory’s more my jam. And with all the sugar my kids are bombarded with on a daily basis, I’m usually looking for ways to slash anything sweet (yay, Mom). These muffins […]